Zheng Guichu, Observer of Current International Affairs
Jun 18, 2020
If the ideas of extreme partisans like Steve Bannon were to come to pass, the world would be a more dangerous place. For the U.S., decoupling would mean a complete reorganization its East Asian industrial chains. This nonsense needs to stop.
Wang Jisi, President, Institute of International and Strategic Studies, Peking University
Jun 18, 2020
There are many factors in play that work against a precipitous break in China-U.S. relations. The current fever of confrontation will break if the two countries adhere to a few bottom-line principles.
An Gang, Research Fellow, Center for International Strategy and Security, Tsinghua University
Jun 17, 2020
As China-U.S. relations spiral downward, a crucial moment has been reached. The next five months will determine whether or not the relationship can be salvaged. If Trump is re-elected, the two countries may slide into irreversible confrontation.
James H. Nolt, Adjunct Professor at New York University
Jun 13, 2020
Unlike the Cold War between the West and the USSR, a US-China cold war is unlikely, given the fact that China is heavily integrated in the global economy and that people-to-people exchange remains high.
Leonardo Dinic, NYU Alumnus
Jun 13, 2020
In a new White House document, the “Strategic Approach to the People’s Republic of China”, the Trump administration accuses the Chinese Communist Party of exploitative economic and military tactics, which the U.S. plans to counter with a wide-range of means.
Jia Qingguo, Director and Professor, Institute for Global Cooperation and Understanding, Peking University
Jun 12, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is the latest complication in a relationship that was already strained over trade issues. It remains to be seen whether the outbreak’s positive or negative effects will prevail in the future.
Doug Bandow, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Jun 07, 2020
As China continues to challenge the U.S., Washington should avoid engaging in inflammatory actions and rhetoric that will undermine its international presence and ultimately empower Beijing.
George Koo, Retired International Business Consultant and Contributor to Asia Times
Jun 05, 2020
When the U.S. Trump Administration’s recently attempted to slam the door on Huawei, China’s leading telecommunication and technology loaded company, he and his China advisors broke the heretofore gold standard in international collaboration; and that has been the world’s semiconductor industry.
Nicola Casarini, Senior Fellow, Istituto Affari Internazionali
May 29, 2020
Italy is yet another country stuck at a fork in the road as it decides who a better ally would be: the US or China. Its current need for aid during the coronavirus pandemic may be a deciding factor in critical debates, such as whether or not Huawei should be allowed to operate within its borders.
Qiu Yuanping, Member of the Standing Committee, CPPCC National Committee
May 24, 2020
The prospect of confrontation without dialogue between China and the United States is unthinkable, even dangerous — especially during a pandemic. But unless something is done soon, that’s where things are heading.